Cheri Beasley gives her concession speech late Tuesday night. (Michael McElroy/Cardinal & Pine)
The Best News of the Night for North Carolina Democrats

And other takeaways from a tough election (again) for the left in North Carolina. 

A bag-making station during a September voter-registration event hosted by NextGen America at UNC-Chapel Hill's campus. (Photo by Michael McElroy/Cardinal & Pine)
A Last-Minute Guide to Election Day in North Carolina

To be heard, you need to know how the microphones work. So here are some last minute things to keep in mind, courtesy of the North Carolina Board of Elections, as you vote in person on Election Day.

Judge Lucy Inman. (Photo from her campaign website.)
‘The Truth Tellers of Our Government’: NC Supreme Court Candidate Lucy Inman on Why This Election Is So Important

Two seats are up for election on a court that could make the last call on things like abortion rights, gerrymandering, and more. 

Democratic Justice Sam Ervin IV is one of the candidates running for two crucial seats on the NC Supreme Court this year. In this 2014 file photo, Ervin speaks during a state Supreme Court forum in Raleigh. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File)
‘We Don’t Wear Different Colored Robes’: NC Supreme Court Justice Sam Ervin Talks Partisanship and the Courts

Sam Ervin IV is one of the two Democrats running in one of the biggest judicial elections in generations.

Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Cheri Beasley speaks during a campaign appearance in Durham, N.C., on Monday, Aug. 29, 2022. (AP Photo/Hannah Schoenbaum)
No, Cheri Beasley Does Not Want to Raise Taxes on the Middle Class

An ad by conservative backers of Ted Budd misrepresents Beasley’s position and gives a misleading take on the Inflation Reduction Act.

Former President Barack Obama, left, and former first lady Michelle Obama cast their ballots at an early voting venue in Chicago on Oct. 17. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
So You Forgot to Register to Vote? You Can Still Do It During NC’s Early Voting Period.

While the registration process during this period is not quite as easy as registering online, it’s still straightforward.

This combination of photos shows North Carolina Republican Senate candidate Rep. Ted Budd, R-N.C., left, and Democratic candidate Cheri Beasley, right, during a televised debate on Oct. 7, 2022, at Spectrum News 1 studio in Raleigh, N.C. (Travis Long/The News & Observer via AP, Pool)
Budd and Beasley Are Virtually Tied in New Poll, But Are Miles Apart on the Issues

The Republican and Democratic candidates have starkly different views on abortion, reducing inflation, climate change, and gun reform. But 9% of North Carolinians are still undecided.